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Watch out for malaria

As rainy season draws to a close keep an eye out for malaria. “Malaria cases have been on the increase the last few weeks after the heavy…


Warehouse gutted by fire

A warehouse in Banda la Ngozi along Nyerere Road was gutted by fire Tuesday morning. “I don’t think anything can be saved,” says Aliraza Bandali, at the…


Garbage gets cash boost

A multi-billion shilling project is set to get rid of Dar es Salaam’s garbage nuisance, the National Assembly heard. Deputy Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office …


Lack of master plan hurting Dar

Recent flooding in Dar es Salaam caused $5 million USD (10 billion TSH) in damage, no thanks to the city’s crumbing infrastructure, parliament heard over the weekend….


Tide turns for trash-filled beach

The tide has turned for trash-filled Msasani beach. For months, dozens of volunteers have been slowly chipping away at heaps of garbage — syringes, blood vials, tyres,…


Kikwete: fix flood damage now

While touring flood damaged zones around Dar es Salaam on Thursday, President Jakaya Kikwete criticized the Kinondoni Municipal Council for their inaction on removing the floodwater. “These…



Award for Dar Post photographer

We don’t want to brag, but the people at Dar Post are winners. One of the minds behind Dar Post, freelance photographer Daniel Hayduk, has received a…


Rain, thundershowers to continue

Remember those 24 hours of rain that were expected to stop yesterday? Well, the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says a continuation of intermittent heavy rains, thundershowers and…


Rain floods streets, snarls traffic

If you’re driving anywhere this afternoon, brace yourself for a long ride. Morogoro road remains closed due to flooding at Jangwani and several other bridges around town…